Principles and practice of screening for disease

  title={Principles and practice of screening for disease},
  author={Ja Wilson and Gunnar Jungner},
Hands-on osteoporosis screening with digital x-ray radiogrammetry
DXR derived bone mass was associated with fracture risk and known clinical risk factors for osteoporosis and the clinical use of DXR was investigated, which uses hand radiographs to determine bone mass. Expand
Determinants for participation in The Norwegian Breast Cancer Screening Programme
There is a social gradient associated with participation in the breast cancer screening programme in Norway, with increased participation in higher social classes, and measures to increase it should be directed specifically at women in lower social classes. Expand
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It is recommended that when an infant is developmentally ready, a variety of nutritious foods should be introduced to ensure high diet diversity, including the ‘more allergenic’ foods during infancy. Expand
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An overview of the current pre- and postnatal screenings up to 18 years established in Germany to inform physicians of different medical fields (gynecologists, pediatricians, general practitioners, other medical specialists who treat children, adolescents or pregnant females). Expand
Technological Journey From Colorimetric to Tandem Mass Spectrometric Measurements in the Diagnostic Investigation for Phenylketonuria
Phenylalanine analysis for phenylketonuria (PKU) detection in newborn screening (NBS) was chosen as the model system to describe how advancements in laboratory technology improved laboratory perfor...
Policy Dialog: the Missing Link in the 2008 Romanian Human Papillomavirus (Hpv) Vaccination Program
The model of the traditional decision – making deciding behind the closed doors ofpower is strongly eroded by the new perceptionof democracy, as it is gradually replaced by amodel dominated not byExpand
Screening for bladder cancer: Theoretical and practical issues in considering the treated and untreated natural history of the various forms of the disease
The principles of screening, potential biases that can affect their accuracy and the interpretation of outcomes, tools currently available for screening, their efficacies and pitfalls, and lessons learned from studies of the role of screening in prostate cancer will be reviewed to offer an understanding of the potential role that screening may play in the different forms of bladder cancer in the context of their preclinical and treated natural history. Expand
Is Colorectal Cancer Screening Appropriate in Nigeria?
Using the Wilson-Jungner framework, additional work is needed before organized CRC screening will be effective in Nigeria and deficits can be addressed without missing the window to mitigate the increasing burden of CRC in the medium to long term. Expand
Prediction of long-term complications of venous thromboembolism
It is shown that a very recent developed screening algorithm, the InShape II algorithm, is sensitive and reproducible for detecting early CTEPH in the course of an acute PE. Expand
When Time Matters
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Principles and Practice of Screening for Disease.
The concept of a screening procedure that can identify individuals in the early or presymptomatic stages of disease has been discussed for some years. Wilson and Jungner have presented aExpand
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Intra-ocular pressure, glaucoma, and glaucoma suspects in a defined population.
In the Rhondda valley the Medical Research Council has laboriously carried out a census so that the exact number of persons and their age and sex are known for this area, which was admirably suited for a total population study of the prevalence of glaucoma in the summer of 1963. Expand
Population screening for cancer of the cervix with irrigation smears.
Selective screening with the self-obtained irrigation smear offers an efficient technique for community control of cancer of the cervix in Washington County, Maryland, in 1963 and 1965. Expand
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